The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica has issued a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood prone areas of St Catherine, Clarendon, Kingston and St Andrew, St Thomas, Portland, St Mary and St Ann. The flood watch will remain effective until 5:00 pm today. The police a short while ago advised that the Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine is now impassable due to flooding, while several roadways in St Mary and Portland have also been affected by the continuous rainfall across eastern and central Jamaica. Motorists who normally use the Bog Walk Gorge are being advised to use alternative routes at this time. The police also advised road users in St Mary to travel cautiously as there are landslides along the Broadgate, Devon Pen and Castleton main roads in the parish. The lawmen added that Robins Bay main road leading to Rose End main road as well as Quebec in Port Maria are currently flooded due to rivers overflowing its banks. Meanwhile, Berridale in Port Antonio, Swift River, Orange Bay and Spring Gardens area in Portland are also impassable due to flooding.